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Storing Plastisol Ink Correctly

Storing Plastisol Ink Correctly

Author: Lindsay Merwald/Thursday, October 08, 2015/Categories: Industry News - Textile

(Quoted from International Coatings blog. Full article here.)
Whenever we receive calls from customers who tell us our inks are not performing as expected, we ask them questions to troubleshoot the problem.

Usually, we find that the ink has not been cured properly during the printing process. However, we occasionally find that the ink wasn’t stored properly, causing it to lose some of its printing properties.

Is there really a right and wrong way to store plastisol inks? Does it really make such a difference? Absolutely! 

Plastisol is affected by temperature, either hot or cold, which can change the viscosity and printability of the ink. So here are a few things to remember when storing plastisol inks:

Click here to read the full article from International Coatings

 

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